It used to be that a hammer might be the first tool you pick up when tackling a home improvement project. Today it is the Internet. It's really the first tool in the home improvement tool box.

Most people don't have enough of it.

Even if you do winterize your house and drain all the plumbing pipes, if you turn your heat off, all your wallpaper can peel off the wall or your doors can swell shut. So you want to leave your heat on say, at 60 or 70 degrees.

Guys buy in units. They buy a shirt, they buy a pair of pants -- it doesn't matter if it goes together. Women buy for a system, they buy for an entire outfit So instead of trying to sell you the shingle, (Web sites) are now positioning the shingle with the siding and the trim color.

If they show up and see a strange car in your driveway they may investigate [the matter] a little bit further.

Turn the water valve on and listen for any leaks. Because let's say, there was a broken pipe inside the wall that froze while you were away, you're gonna catch it quickly before the house has a chance to fill up with water.

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Dads are especially hard to buy for. Anything they really want they tend to buy for themselves.